Living in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Rancho Santa Margarita, California Info Snack

Population
48,503
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
3.6%
Median Home
$662,200
Median Income
$121,017
Median Rent
$2,084

Rancho Santa Margarita SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
9
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
5

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Crime Report

326
Total Crimes
673.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-72.79%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Rancho Santa Margarita
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 326 673.9 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 30 62.0 441.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 12 24.8 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 14 28.9 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 296 611.9 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 34 70.3 386.1 340.5
Larceny 250 516.8 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 12 24.8 358.8 219.9

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Cost Of Living

160
Rancho Santa Margarita's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Rancho Santa Margarita California National Average
Overall 160 140 100
Services 110 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 109 113 100
Housing 276 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 90 118 100

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Photos

Antonio Parkway
Source: Public Domain
Avenida De Las Banderas

Rankings for Rancho Santa Margarita in California

Map Of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

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Population over time in Rancho Santa Margarita

Year Population % Change
2019 48,503 -0.6%
2018 48,792 -0.6%
2017 49,078 0.1%
2016 49,038 0.0%
2015 49,026 0.5%
2014 48,758 0.8%
2013 48,355 0.6%
2012 48,081 0.7%
2011 47,769 0.5%
2010 47,539 -

Race / Ethnicity in Rancho Santa Margarita

White
60.8% (29,512)
African American
3.1% (1,517)
American Indian
0.2% (89)
Asian
10.5% (5,100)
Hawaiian
0.0% (8)
Other
0.2% (104)
Two Or More
4.5% (2,179)
Hispanic
20.6% (9,994)
Race Rancho Santa Margarita CA USA
White 60.8% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 3.1% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 10.5% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.5% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 20.6% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Rancho Santa Margarita

Female
51.8% (25,108)
Male
48.2% (23,394)
Gender Rancho Santa Margarita CA USA
Female 51.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rancho Santa Margarita for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (970)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (970)
High School / GED
13.0% (6,305)
Some College
22.0% (10,670)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (4,365)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (16,976)
Master's Degree
13.0% (6,305)
Professional Degree
3.0% (1,455)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (485)
Education Rancho Santa Margarita CA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 13.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Rancho Santa Margarita, California

Less than $10,000
1.8% (85,766)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.4% (66,863)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.7% (181,688)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.7% (177,174)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.1% (247,988)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.2% (541,398)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.3% (598,670)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.6% (1,046,121)
$150,000 to $199,999
16.8% (813,367)
$200,000 or more
22.5% (1,091,261)
Income Rancho Santa Margarita CA USA
Less than $10,000 1.8% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.4% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.7% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.7% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.1% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.2% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.3% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.6% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 16.8% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 22.5% 12.2% 7.7%

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